In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has joined with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement calling for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
The newly established Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence 'EU in Global Dialogue' will focus on research and teaching as well as knowledge transfer and networking relating to the international relations of the EU. The European Commission is to provide the financing for the new center, which will bring together the expertise of the two Rhine-Main universities in Mainz and Darmstadt on EU-related topics.
Purdue innovation that creates a "fingerprint-like pattern" to identify foodborne pathogens without using reagents has been licensed by Hettich Lab Technology. The technology is being demonstrated at the Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening Conference and Exhibition held now through Wednesday (Jan. 27, 2016) in San Diego.
The European Commission has granted over 22 million Euros to the European HIV Vaccine Alliance (EHVA) to develop a multidisciplinary platform to evaluate novel preventive and therapeutic vaccines. The grant is supplemented with additional €6 million from the Swiss government for the Swiss project partners.
In partnership with the Government of Georgia and its Ministry of Agriculture, the International Potato Center (CIP) has embarked upon an ambitious project to support expansion and diversification of the country's potato crop, as well as that of the Central Asia and Caucuses region.
Why does a robust man sweat, while a slender woman shivers from the cold even indoors? In office spaces in particular, the temperature has often been adjusted in accordance with how men, who are more muscular than women, sense the temperature, so it is no wonder women feel cold.
Silvia Jurisson, a researcher at the University of Missouri, continues to develop breakthrough nuclear materials and methods used in the detection and treatment of cancer. She and her interdisciplinary team recently received a US patent for a new delivery method using nuclear isotopes to target, diagnose and treat cancer. The patented method, highlighting Jurisson's more than 30 years of research work, could prove invaluable in battling prostate, pancreatic, breast and small-cell cancers in the body.
The Rhine-Main Archaeology Association (VARM; Verbund Archäologie Rhein-Main) represents an important focus of archaeological work in the Rhine-Main region. This network of archaeologically active institutions was initiated by the three universities in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, and Mainz, the two universities of applied sciences in Mainz and Wiesbaden, and, as non-university research institutions, the Roman-Germanic Central Museum Mainz (RGZM) and the Roman-Germanic Commission (RGK) of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) in Frankfurt.
A new invention will open the doors for an entirely new way of measuring properties within liquids. The invention, a sol-gel matrix, will make it possible to perform measurements that are reliable, incredibly rapid and can be conducted over extended periods of time. The development will be a boon for research and development in the food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
The National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match®, the national organization that connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant, today announced the formation of Be The Match BioTherapiesSM, a subsidiary that will focus on partnering with organizations pursuing new life-saving treatments in cellular therapy.